Edwin COBHAM

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COBHAM, Edwin

Service Number: 4465
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Chorley, Lancashire, England., 1890
Home Town: Bacchus Marsh, Moorabool, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds, France, 18 August 1916
Cemetery: Puchevillers British Cemetery
Grave II. E. 52., Puchevillers British Cemetery, Puchevillers, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4465, 6th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
28 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4465, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Sep 1890 Cobham Edwin Chorley 8e 549
[ Chorley is in the county of Lancashire]

He is one of seven Australian soldier casualties of the Great War honoured on the Southport War Memorial but 3 of these cannot be verified; they are:

Corporal J F FARAGHER

Sergeant A F HORTON

Corporal R MCGILL